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US BTS reports 1% drop in passenger numbers in Jul-2012, load factor stable

25-Oct-2012 12:32 PM

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reports (24-Oct-2012) the following total system (domestic and international) traffic results for US airlines in Jul-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 69.2 million, -1.1% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): -0.9%;
  • Capacity (ASMs): -0.6%;
  • Passenger load factor: 86.6%, -0.3 ppt. [more – original PR]